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Disc golf gaining in popularity

...development."Disc golf equipment often is inconspicuous on the course: The metal baskets for catching discs and the concrete or rubber pads for teeing off camouflage easily among the trees, boulders and tall grasses that provide obstacles.Ed Headrick, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-04-25/disc-golf-gaining-popularity
Riot, looting prompt state of emergency, curfew in Baltimore

...organization that supports youth and families.The smell of burned rubber wafted in the air in one neighborhood where youths were looting...arrest looters but driving many away by firing pellet guns and rubber bullets.Downtown Baltimore, the Inner Harbor tourist attractions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-27/riot-looting-prompt-st
Kurt Busch dominates en route to win at rain-delayed Richmond race

...second and leading 248 of 250 laps in the Xfinity Series race.That, however, was before rain all day Saturday washed all the rubber off the track, and when the race began Sunday, Hamlin began fading immediately. He went a lap down after 236 laps and finished...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-26/kurt-busch-dominates-en-ro
Fat-tire bikes help riders over tough terrain

...tires are about 5 inches in diameter, looking like someone put dirt-bike tires on a mountain bike. The wider base puts more rubber on the ground, providing extra stability and traction. Fat-bike riders also use lower pressures in the tires, which adds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-04-25/fat-tire-bikes-help-riders-over-tou
Augusta GreenJackets face Rome Braves in home opener

...Stadium.Augusta fans will get the chance to see the latest prized teenager in the Giants system when Michael Santos toes the rubber. Santos, ranked 18th in the system by Baseball America, is a lanky 19-year-old with a fastball in the low-90s and feel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-15/augusta-greenjackets-fac
Augusta GreenJackets field thriving under groundskeeper Zach Severns

...widened the basepaths by a couple feet, got the back infield arc to its proper height and put in new base anchors, mound rubbers and a home plate.Manager Mike Goff, and current players who previously played at Lake Olmstead, have complimented Severns...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-21/augusta-greenjackets-fie
Big rigs often go faster than tires can handle

...generate excessive heat that damages the rubber, with potentially catastrophic results...said Dan Zielinski, spokesman for the Rubber Manufacturers Association.He said many...relatively low number of accidents, said the rubber association's Zielinski. But he added...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-31/big-rigs-often-go-faster-t
Brad Keselowski rallies late to win at Fontana

...sixth. When a second flag went up, he took four new tires while Harvick and Busch got only two.Keselowski burned that extra rubber all the way to Victory Lane.Keselowski roared past Busch on the final lap and held off the streaking Harvick to win at Fontana...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-22/brad-keselowski-rallies-la
Overtime

...In Blacksburg, Va., Daniel Spingola had four hits and three RBI as Georgia Tech edged Virginia Tech 7-6 in the rubber game of their three-game series.Wade Bailey had two hits, including a home run, for the Yellow Jackets (21-11, 7-8...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/gru/2015-04-05/overtime
US manufacturing slows as orders and hiring weaken

...in March. Among the sectors that declined are apparel, textiles, petroleum and coal, electrical equipment, plastics and rubber products and furniture."In balance, we're still positive," said Holcomb, adding that "every (sector) gets weighted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-01/us-manufacturing-slows-ord